According to a report today, the players and owners are drifting apart in labor negotiations.
Usually hosted by the NFL itself, the NFL Players Association will host their version of the Rookie Symposium this week.
Jerry Jones was among the owners present for a "secret meeting" between representatives of the NFL and NFLPA at a Chicago hotel on Thursday.
The NFLPA will host the rookie symposium this year, and event that is usually presided over by the league itself.
NFL players requested around $707 million in damages from the league on Thursday, in the latest chapter in the lockout.
Cowboys' linebacker DeMarcus Ware is eligible for $60,000 in lockout pay, but has decided against accepting any money from the NFLPA.
According to a report, Judge Susan Nelson may soon impose forced mediation between the two sides in the NFL lockout.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that a somewhat controversial brand of drug testing will be crucial to coming to an agreement with the Players' Union.
Jerry Jones' over-the-top showing in negotiations certainly didn't help ease the tension between owners and players.
Cowboys running back Tashard Choice recently praised the NFLPA for its decision to decertify in anticipation of a lockout.